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Section: US & Canada

    Ukraine lobbies NATO, IMF as deaths mount
    Oct09

    Ukraine lobbies NATO, IMF as deaths mount

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine dispatched top envoys to Washington and Brussels on Wednesday to secure help in the face of a surge in clashes with pro-Russian insurgents that killed eight more civilians and troops.A one-month truce in Ukraine is teetering on the verge of collapse just weeks before a general election meant to reunify the...

    Dovish Fed minutes reveal global slowdown worries
    Oct09

    Dovish Fed minutes reveal global slowdown worries

    Washington (AFP) – Federal Reserve officials stressed “patience” in waiting to raise interest rates, worrying about weaker foreign economic growth and the stronger dollar, minutes of their September policy meeting showed Wednesday.Participants at the Federal Open Market Committee meeting discussed their concerns about the...

    Russian Parliament Moves Closer to Adopting Law on Compensation for Sanctions
    Oct08

    Russian Parliament Moves Closer to Adopting Law on Compensation for Sanctions

    The law would allow the Putin government to compensate the very insider businessmen who the West had hoped would convince the Russian leader to reverse course in Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    How I Quit My Job, Moved Out Of My Fancy NYC Apartment, Sold My Belongings, And Found Happiness
    Oct08

    How I Quit My Job, Moved Out Of My Fancy NYC Apartment, Sold My Belongings, And Found Happiness

    Fabrice Grinda is an internet entrepreneur, angel investor, student, and lover of life, aspiring Renaissance man and cofounder of OLX, one of the largest free classifieds sites in the world. When people successfully sell their company, they typically acquire stuff. Instead I gave up my house, apartment and car and gave most of my material...

    US, UK Top Diplomats Reiterate Support for Ukraine’s Sovereignty
    Oct08

    US, UK Top Diplomats Reiterate Support for Ukraine’s Sovereignty

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his British counterpart, Philip Hammond, have met in Washington, expressing their commitment to Ukraine’s sovereignty and support for the Ukrainian government’s efforts to implement democratic reforms. Speaking Wednesday during a joint press conference with British Foreign Secretary Hammond,...

    U.N. reports hundreds more deaths during eastern Ukraine cease-fire
    Oct08

    U.N. reports hundreds more deaths during eastern Ukraine cease-fire

    At least 331 people have been killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine since a Sept. 5 cease-fire was supposed to quell the armed conflict, the United Nations said Wednesday. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Little Hope for Improved US-Russia Relations, Analysts Say
    Oct08

    Little Hope for Improved US-Russia Relations, Analysts Say

    Recent statements at the United Nations by President Barack Obama and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov indicated things are not well between Washington and Moscow. President Obama said the international community must urgently address what he called “Russian aggression in Europe” — a reference to Moscow’s annexation of Crimea...

    Women Join the Fight—on Both Sides—in East Ukraine
    Oct08

    Women Join the Fight—on Both Sides—in East Ukraine

    DONETSK/DNIPROPETROVSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Before fighting broke out in eastern Ukraine, Irina was a croupier in a casino who never dreamt of taking up arms. Now she is gambling with her life. Using the nom de guerre “Gaika”, a cartoon character that translates as Gadget, she has joined an artillery unit in a pro-Russian...

    Fed Worries About Global Slowdown And Strong Dollar (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)
    Oct08

    Fed Worries About Global Slowdown And Strong Dollar (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)

    The Fed has released the Minutes from its latest policy meeting, which show that Officials are concerned about a weakening global outlook and the surprise strength of the US dollar. Markets rallied to highs of the day as investors interpreted the Fed’s stance as indicating a dovish bias. Following the release, the Dow was up as much as 155...

    Harvard Study Shows Russian-speaking Ukrainians Backing Kyiv
    Oct08

    Harvard Study Shows Russian-speaking Ukrainians Backing Kyiv

    A new study conducted at Harvard University suggests that Russian-speaking Ukrainians may be significantly more supportive of Kyiv’s standoff against Moscow and the pro-Russian separatists than has previously been reported. The study, authored by researcher Bruce Etling at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society, is one of...